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Stacy is a local girl. She grew up in Clarks Summit, Lackawanna County.

She joined the WNEP news team in July, 2011 first covering central Pennsylvania. Now she is the Lackawanna County beat reporter.

Stacy comes to Newswatch 16 from WWNY-TV in Watertown, NY where she was a "one-man-band," shooting, writing, and editing her own stories. There she covered the Thousand Islands region of New York, and the 10th Mountain Division of the Army based at Fort Drum.

Stacy honed her skills at Syracuse University where she graduated magna cum laude in 2010 with a degree in Broadcast Journalism. In college, she was a member of the nation's oldest and largest entirely student-run TV station, CitrusTV.

Before her TV days, Stacy was on the 50-yard line as "Miss Comet" with the Abington Heights Marching Band. She's a sports "phanatic." She likes to cheer on all the Philadelphia sports teams and her beloved Orange.

When she's not working, Stacy is a judge and coach for Odyssey of the Mind teams in NEPA. Stacy lives with her cat, Utley.

If you have a story idea, or just want to say hi, send Stacy an e-mail.


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    Financial Planner Pleads Guilty to “Ponzi Scheme”

    MOOSIC — A financial planner from Lackawanna County pleaded guilty Tuesday morning to stealing more than $2 million from clients. Jason Muskey of Moosic admitted to taking money from the accounts of clients and using it to buy all kinds of personal things. Those 26 clients are mostly relatives and close friends of Muskey.  They still might not have known that their money was missing if Muskey had not turned himself in last year. The sign has been taken down outside […]

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    Make-Up Day on Presidents’ Day

    ARCHBALD — Many school districts that were supposed to have off for Presidents’ Day ended up in class because of the number of snow days leading up to the holiday weekend. The superintendent of the Valley View School District said the low temperature outside Valley View High School was -7 degrees. Inside, where students come in from the cold, is a clear message of what rough winters have taught administrators: a television display reminding parents and students that there was […]

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    Child Predator Sting in Lackawanna County

    SCRANTON — The attorney general’s office led a sting in Lackawanna County this week that caught 16 child predators from all over our area and from New York. Agents from the attorney general’s office, along with police officers and detectives from Lackawanna County and postal inspectors,  worked on the sting that lead to the arrests of 16 people. They’re all accused of either viewing child pornography or attempting to sexually abuse children. The investigators say a sting like this would […]

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    Executions on Hold In Pennsylvania

    SCRANTON — No one has been executed in Pennsylvania since Gary Heidnik in 1999. So, statewide, it may seem that a moratorium on the death penalty already exists. The governor’s action Friday only makes it official. However, a moratorium on the death penalty does have an impact on prosecutors in our area where there are at least two ongoing capital cases. Calling Pennsylvania’s death penalty a “flawed system,” Governor Tom Wolf has put a moratorium on executions in order to do […]

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    Lackawanna County To Pick Replacement Commissioner

    SCRANTON — With the resignation of Lackawanna County Commissioner Corey O’Brien, voters find themselves in a position they’re all too familiar with. This is the third time is about 12 years that a Lackawanna County commissioner has left before his term has ended. When majority commissioner Corey O’Brien resigns in March, Lackawanna County will exercise a part of its home rule charter that has been used before in the past decade. County solicitor Don Frederickson says the Democratic party, then […]

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    Bringing Energy Careers to the Classroom

    ARCHBALD — Marcellus Shale sits more than 5,000 feet below Valley View High School in Archbald, but on ground level, junior students had a chance to pick some up and learn about what it does in natural gas production. They also learned about electricity and water use and about how it’s wasted. That lesson really resonated with some students like Kylee Bushta. “Many interesting things about how energy is transported here, and the way we can renew and not waste it,” Bushta […]

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    Program to Bring Health Care to Scranton Schools

    SCRANTON — Scranton middle schoolers may soon be testing out a new program that ramps up medical care provided at public schools. The creators of the program hope it gives some parents more options and some children more medical coverage. South Scranton Intermediate and Scranton’s two other intermediate schools recently got big upgrades in their nurses’ offices. As long as it’s approved by the school board this week, a nurse practitioner will soon rotate through the three schools. A medical group […]

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    Two Different Demolitions In One Neighborhood

    SCRANTON — Demolition crews are tearing down several properties in Scranton, including one that polluted the Lackawanna River last summer. People who live in the 1200 and 1300 blocks of North Washington Avenue woke up Monday morning to the sounds of two demolition crews. One is making way for a parking lot, the other one is a bit of a mystery. But neighbors say regardless, their neighborhood is changing. Two long-expected changes to the Scranton neighborhood, by coincidence, came at […]

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    Student Continues To Help Fire Victims

    SCRANTON — We have an update on a family from Scranton, rescued from their burning home by a college student. The student’s help didn’t stop there. We first told you about this story late last month, right after the fire in south Scranton.  A Marywood University student helped a family of four escape their burning home, and then she started a clothing drive for the fire victims and got a bigger response than she expected. Sometimes you can’t explain where […]

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    Scranton Mayor Meets With Governor Wolf

    HARRISBURG — The mayor of Scranton headed to Harrisburg Friday to meet with Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf. He believes new leadership in the state capitol could help the city’s financial future. Scranton Mayor Bill Courtright says he asked for this meeting when Governor Wolf was campaigning in Scranton last year. Wolf, Courtright, Senator Bob Casey, and some Scranton city officials met in a closed-door meeting for almost an hour. Their conversation mostly covered Scranton’s financial problems. Governor Tom Wolf has […]

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    Mother of Seven Seriously Injured When Hit by Car

    SCRANTON — A mother of seven has serious injuries after a car hit her and then kept going. It happened at the site of a deadly pedestrian accident not too long ago. The family told Scranton police the woman was walking Wednesday night to a store to get cigarettes. When she didn’t return after two hours, they went looking for her and saw all the flashing lights with police gathered on South Main Avenue. Scranton police say they are a […]

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    Snow Removal: What’s Your Idea?

    SCRANTON — There’s been a lot of criticism this week aimed at Scranton City Hall regarding how long it’s taken for city crews to remove snow piles. The mayor’s response was to ask for suggestions. City residents’ main complaint has been that it will be almost a whole week before city crews remove piles of snow along the curbs and in parking spots. The mayor said when it comes to resources, his hands are tied but he’s open to suggestions. […]

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